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13 June 2016This is predator country

Gonarezhou National Park is turning into prime predator country, with lion, cheetah and spotted hyena populations reported to be doing well, while the wild dogs are flourishing.

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9 June 2016Furs for Life documentary to premiere on 18 June

A full-length documentary about the Furs for Life project is set to premiere at the Durban International Film Festival on 18 June 2016.

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6 June 2016First trail runners join the Big 5 for inaugural Mapungubwe Transfrontier Wildrun®

Strict instructions, “Run as a herd, stick together, keep your eyes open, the rangers will be at the front and the back – listen to them,” marked the start of the first ever Mapungubwe Transfron

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30 May 2016Vietnam, be my hero campaign launched

A new rhino awareness campaign that launched this month in 11 international schools throughout Ho Chi Minh City, is calling on the young people of Vietnam to be superheroes and speak out against the u

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26 May 2016Training lead trackers

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy has just completed the five-week Lead Tracker course. The programme candidates were hosted by Singita Game Reserve, while the field work was conducted on bot

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23 May 2016A truly responsible tourist destination

Anvil Bay is a private and exclusive barefoot beach camp on a rare untouched stretch of coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve. The resort is owned by the local community and oper

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17 May 2016New partnership to link health services with marine conservation initiatives

In association with the Mozambique National Administration of Conservation Areas, Peace Parks Foundation is launching a new support partnership with Blue Ventures to incorporate community health eleme

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16 May 2016New appointments to the Southern African Wildlife College board of directors

The Southern African Wildlife College NPC’s (1996/005726/08) board of directors is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Bartolomeu Soto, director-general of the National Administration of Conserv

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9 May 2016Moutain biking in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

The first Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour for 2016 was held from 18-24 April, with 74 people from Namibia and South Africa, aged between 13 and 65 years of age, participating. The event proved espec

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5 May 2016Development of Zinave under way

The development of Zinave National Park as an integral component of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA), the larger area surrounding the core transfrontier park, got under way in Janu

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